Category: Preventive Dentistry

How Do You Avoid Gum Disease?

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Our team knows that the onset of periodontal disease could mean uncomfortable symptoms and over time, the risk of adult tooth loss. But you can take actions to help prevent the onset of the disease and protect your gum health. In today’s blog, your Sunny Smiles team talks about avoiding the onset of periodontal disease!

Can An Oral Appliance Help You Sleep?

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We’ve discussed how a custom oral appliance can bring relief for people suffering from issues like TMJ disorder and bruxism (teeth grinding). But did you know this can also help combat sleep apnea, so you can rest easy again? In today’s blog, your Sunny Smiles team talks about how oral appliance therapy can address sleep… Read more »

What Do You Need To Know About TMJ Disorder?

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When the joints that connect our jaw and skull become stressed, this could lead to a widespread disorder responsible for an array of painful symptoms. TMJ disorder, also known as TMD, can mean serious trouble for your oral health! In today’s blog, your Sunny Smiles team talks about our treatment options for TMJ disorder.

Don’t Let Teeth Grinding Damage Your Smile

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When you grind and clench your teeth on a regular basis, this could place enormous pressure on your smile. Without treatment, this could leave you with a higher risk of tooth decay and dental infection. In today’s blog, your Sunny Smiles team talks about how we use oral appliances to treat issues like bruxism.

How Do You Prevent Tooth Decay?

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We want to help you avoid cavities, which can cause toothaches and even lead to infection without treatment. But often, good oral hygiene can help you avoid issues like tooth decay and keep your smile bright! In today’s blog, your Sunny Smiles team talks about tooth decay prevention!

Regular Cleanings Keep Your Smile Healthy

With the change of the season, you may be busy with your spring cleaning. Don’t forget to get your teeth cleaned, too, during this time. As a general rule, you should visit your dentist every six months. These checkups help detect common dental problems early so that they do not have a chance to progress… Read more »

Been A While Since Your Last Checkup?

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When was the last time that you saw your dentist for a semiannual checkup and cleaning? For most people, these appointments are necessary every six months, and some patients may need an accelerated schedule of treatment due to certain genetic and environmental factors. Prevention is key in dentistry, so if it has been longer than… Read more »

Why You Should See Your Dentist Regularly

By now, you may already be aware that you should come in for a dental checkup every six months. These should start when you are a child and continue throughout your life. But have you ever wondered why that may be? Your Sunny Smiles Family Dentistry in El Paso, TX, is here today to give… Read more »

A Healthy Smile For Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day a week away, you may be worried about having a healthy-looking and feeling smile. One of the best ways to achieve this goal is with preventive care. At Sunny Smiles Dentistry in El Paso, TX, we offer comprehensive checkups to keep your pearly whites in good shape. If your last appointment was… Read more »

Toothaches Could Mean Cavities

Do you have a toothache that doesn’t go away after a day or two? Then your persistent pain could be a sign of tooth decay or possibly an indicator of an infected tooth. Attention is needed to prevent the loss of your tooth and to stop discomfort. In today’s blog, your team at Sunny Smiles… Read more »